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Headword: *)/hpios
Adler number: eta,436
Translated headword: kind
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] gentle, or soothing.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the superlative] h)piw/tatos ["most/very kind"].[2]
Greek Original:
*)/hpios: pra=os, h)\ liparo/s. kai\ *)hpiw/tatos.
[1] (The second gloss literally means "oily".) Same glossing in other lexica, and see also a scholion on Homer, Odyssey 5.8, where the headword occurs (web address 1).
[2] Also in other lexica; perhaps quoted from Euripides, Bacchae 861 (web address 2).
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 8 June 2006@12:59:14.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 9 June 2006@03:26:16.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 18 December 2012@07:42:01.
David Whitehead on 18 December 2012@07:43:13.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 22 December 2012@19:07:10.
Catharine Roth (another link) on 8 September 2018@22:31:36.


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